Bhubaneswar: Rourkela defeated Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) by one wicket in preliminary league of the Odisha U-16 Inter District Cricket Tournament at Ravenshaw University Ground in Cuttack on Saturday.

As per sources, this was the third win in a row for the Rourkela side and the team placed at top in Group D. Apart from this, Malkangiri, Jagatsinghpur, Bolangir, Jharsuguda and Nayagarh registered wins in five other league matches of the day.